Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Austrian Fairytales

Collected from Old Sources

‘Stick on!’ cries the dashing young man who wants to court the Princess, and soon everyone is stuck to his little magic wagon: the sooty...

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Harald Salfellner

Klimt

An Illustrated Life

He is the Jugendstil master, the founder of the Vienna Secession; his paintings – which sell for record prices – and his lifestyle are the...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Mozart

An Illustrated Life

On a cold January night in 1756, a child is born in Salzburg’s Getreidegasse: his name is to become known across the world: Wolfgang Amadeus...

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Harald Salfellner
Julius Silver

Vienna

City of Dreams on the Danube

An introduction to Vienna: an encounter with the medieval city, the residence of the Habsburg dynasty and one of Europe’s most important...

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Harald Salfellner

The Imperial City of Baden bei Wien

Baden – a Biedermeier spa town, nestling amid vine-covered hillsides – is home to the Old Town’s charming alleyways, immaculate baths and...

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Juliana Weitlaner

Maria Theresa

An Illustrated Life of an Empress

Maria Theresa of Austria – a Baroque concerto grosso, a cantata of beauty, magnificence and imperial splendour. Juliana Weitlaner has been...

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Minicalendar Empress Elisabeth 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Maria Theresa 2018

Empress of Austria

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Minicalendar Golden Vienna 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Historic Vienna 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Gustav Klimt 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Klimt Landscapes 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Mozart 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Egon Schiele 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Schiele Landscapes 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Johann Strauss 2018

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Minicalendar The Vienna State Opera 2018

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Minicalendar Vienna Cafés 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Vienna City of Dreams 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Klimt Beethovenfries 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Minicalendar Kolo Moser 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Magnet Elisabeth (Sisi)

Empress of Austria
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Harald Salfellner

Once a Doctor, Always a Doctor

Pictures from the Life of Hans Kloepfer

This biography follows in the footsteps of Styrian poet Dr Hans Kloepfer, whose poems such as Dahoam, Da Ruß and Spätherbst are firmly...

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Last night at the café

Historical Images of Prague's Coffee Houses and Amusements

This lavish edition sweeps the reader into the lost world of old imperial Prague: it includes over a thousand historic photographs and...

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Harald Salfellner
Julius Silver

The Imperial City of Baden bei Wien

Baden – a Biedermeier spa town, nestling amid vine-covered hillsides – is home to the Old Town’s charming alleyways, immaculate baths and...

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Harald Salfellner
Gabriela Salfellner

The Best Imperial Recipes

Von Tafelspitz bis Kaiserschmarren

From Tafelspitz to Kaiserschmarren – the Imperial Court Kitchen was more than just a collection of fine delicacies, prepared by the best...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Jewish Fairytales and Legends

A Water Prince living in the Moldau, talking animals, flying demons, packs of thieves and kind-hearted folk, intermingled with frequent...

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Egon Schiele

An Illustrated Life

Egon Schiele had many faces: the exceptionally talented artistic genius; the sensitive creator of peaceful landscapes and the shameless...

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Elisabeth

Empress of Austria

Austria in 1854: The young Bavarian Duchess Elisabeth takes the hand of the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph in marriage in the festively...

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Krambambuli

The Story of a Dog

The most well-known Austrian animal story is familiar to generations of readers and has become a true classic, with many film and television...

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Gustav Meyrink

Life under the Spell of Magic

This latest work by Hartmut Binder represents nothing less than the first comprehensive biography of Gustav Meyrink to meet the needs of a...

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Juliana Weitlaner

Franz Joseph I

An illustrated life of an Emperor

Franz Joseph defined his era and exemplified the old Austria. Installed on the throne as a young prince in 1848, he governed the Imperial...

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Capable Officers and Upright Men

A historical, pictorial journey through the Imperial and Royal military training schools and institutions

“Give me upright men and capable officers” demanded Empress Maria Theresa of the commander in charge of the first “military hothouse” at its...

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Kafka’s Vienna

Kafka was a subject of the Austrian empire, yet his relationship with its capital city is uncharted territory for scholars of his work. As a...

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The Poor Fiddler

The 1848 musical novella The Poor Fiddler transports the reader to 19th-century Vienna. The Austrian dramatist Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872)...

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Innocens

Eine der schönsten Pragnovellen der deutschsprachigen Literatur, Ferdinand von Saars (1833-1906) Innocens ist auf dem Vyšehrad angesiedelt,...

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When Austria was still Bohemian

When Austria was still Bohemian ... that was “many years ago”, and now when Austrians and Czechs look at each other across the border,...

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The Condor/The Village on the Heath

These stories, published in 1840, brought the young Adalbert Stifter literary acclaim. He had long seen himself as a painter and scarcely...

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Granite/The Pitch Burners

A simple pitch burner moves to the forest with his family to avoid the plague. It is a worthwhile undertaking to compare the two versions of...

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